The class also included daily optional interactive sessions.
The team presented its findings earlier this week at the American Physiological Society (APS) Institute on Teaching and Learning. According to lead researcher Thomas Pressley, student performance, as measured by in-house exams and high-stakes standardized exams, did not decline, and in many respects improved, all while freeing time for students and faculty.
Moreover, evaluations of the course suggested that most students appreciated the flexibility and independence available with this approach.
Source: Pressley et alia (2018)